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Forget Xanax. This Company Wants You to Take a Large Dose of LSD.

If you want to get a feel for the level of anxiety in America right now, look no further than Xanax prescriptions: They were up nearly 15% in March, according to IQVIA research. And that’s bad because the drug is highly addictive.

But what if there were a non-addictive alternative to treating anxiety? Psychedelic pharmaceutical company MindMed says there is. It’s called LSD, and they’re going to the FDA to prove it.

read the full vice article